[Spellyans] Lhuyd's Cornish

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Wed Jul 15 20:30:41 IST 2009


Indeed it is, but what stance do we take if it becomes common usage  
like English double negatives?  The Rolling Stones would have been  
lost without them ("I can't get no satisfaction")!

Craig


On 15 Gor 2009, at 20:19, nicholas williams wrote:

> Until there is a substantial community, who use the language daily,  
> we won't have evolution, just solecisms.
> In the most recent Maga newsletter a *hwil (a whil) is used as the  
> 3rd singular present-future of hwilas/whilas.
> The attested form is hwila (<whela>). *Hwil isn't evolution. It's a  
> mistake.
>
> Nicholas
>
> On 15 Gor 2009, at 19:54, Michael Everson wrote:
>
>> "In kever + noun" is not "evolution".
>
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